The Durdans Heart Centre celebrates 20 years of cardiac care this month. Having opened its doors for cardiac care in 1999, Durdans Heart Centre was one of the foremost initiatives to set up a dedicated Heart Centre concept in Sri Lanka. Director, Medical Services at Durdans Hospital, Dr. Harsha Baranage said, “We are proud to be the most recognised Heart Centre in Sri Lanka which has performed over 12,000 surgical procedures and the feedback we receive from cardiac patients is testament to the patient care we have become renowned for in Sri Lanka.”In 1994, Dr. W. S. Shantharaj and Dr. Neomali Amarasena began cardiac consultations at Durdans Heart Centre. Consultant Cardiologist Dr. Neomali Amarasena said, “In the beginning the set up was quite different. Dr Kulathilake said, “I set out from the UK to re-define cardiac surgery in Sri Lanka.
Source: Sunday Observer January 05, 2019 19:59 UTC